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Elizabeth in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Patriotic Dead

 
 
Patriotic Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
1. Patriotic Dead Marker
Inscription.  
Honoring the patriotic dead
of many wars
laid to rest in this hallowed ground
especially a noble woman
Hanah White Arnett

Placed here on the 45th anniversary of
the organization of
Boudinot Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
September 27th, 1938

 
Erected 1938 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Boudinot Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1836.
 
Location. 40° 39.778′ N, 74° 12.918′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Broad Street (New Jersey Route 623), on the right when traveling south. Marker is in the cemetery north of the Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabeth NJ 07201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Colonial Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church Burial Grounds and Elizabethtown Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); First Site of Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Borough Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Cannon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabeth.
 
Patriotic Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
2. Patriotic Dead Marker
Marker in Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
3. Marker in Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Marker is located in the cemetery, but is best viewed from outside the fence.
Grave of David Whitehead, Jr. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
4. Grave of David Whitehead, Jr.
Pvt. Whitehead served in the New Jersey Militia during the Revolutionary War.
Grave of Jonathan Townley image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
5. Grave of Jonathan Townley
Pvt. Townley was a member of the Troop of Light Horse in the Essex County Militia during the War of 1812.
Patriotic Dead in Presbyterian Church Cemetary image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
6. Patriotic Dead in Presbyterian Church Cemetary
Graves of soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Civil War can be seen in this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 581 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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